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CSRA feels effects of earthquake centered in North Carolina

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake near Odessa Saturday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey.
A 2.8 magnitude earthquake near Odessa Saturday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey.(KOSA)
Published: Aug. 9, 2020 at 8:47 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Sunday morning just outside of Sparta, N.C., was felt all the way in the CSRA.

The agency says the earthquake happened at 8:07 a.m. Sunday. We received calls from viewers in Aiken, Edgefield, North Augusta, Augusta and Martinez who say they all felt the shakes. Local residents reported no damage or injuries.

Sparta is about 250 miles from Augusta.

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